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12 Quotes From The Late Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka, the poet, novelist, and activist once known as LeRoi Jones, has died at the age of 79. | 12 Quotes From The Late Amiri Baraka

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from TIME.com

Poet Amiri Baraka Is Dead at 79

Amiri Baraka, (Leroi Jones) R.I.P. - The poet and playwright who was one of the central voices in the Black Power movement, died Thursday, 1/9/2014 at age 79.

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Amiri Baraka, a seminal Beat poet, angry playwright, revolutionary activist and scrappy indie publisher from Newark,

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A Nation Within a Nation: Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones) and Black Power Politics (Paperback)

Poet and playwright Amiri Baraka is best known as one of the African American writers who helped ignite the Black Arts Movement. This book examines Baraka's cultural approach to Black Power politics a

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Writing legends Amiri Baraka and Maya Angelou dance in the atrium of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, over the interred ashes of Langston Hughes.

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from 338: American Literature since 1865--Spring 2012

Black Nationalism (’65-’74)

Amiria Baraka areested during 1967 Neward Riots and althoug acquited further his radicalism & deication to ___Black Nationalism ('65-'74) | 338: American Literature since 1865 ...

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RIP - Al Freeman Jr. (March 21, 1934 - August 9, 2012). Freeman starred in Amiri Baraka's controversial play Dutchman and in the film My Sweet Charlie. He played Elijah Muhammed in Spike Lee's Malcolm X, and appeared on television in One Life to Live (winning a Daytime Emmy Award) and The Cosby Show. He also taught in the Theater Arts Department at Howard University.

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